Chad is in his fifth season as the Cubs major league bullpen catcher ... played four seasons in the Cubs organization from 2010-13... Selected by Chicago in the 37th round of the 2010 draft... Attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., after he graduated from Rockwall (Texas) High School in 2006.
Chad has been the Cubs major league bullpen catcher since the start of the 2014 campaign following a four-year playing career in the Cubs minor league system.
Chad was selected by the Cubs in the 37th round of the 2010 draft out of Northwestern University and went on to bat .211 (152-for-721) with 29 doubles, three home runs and 74 RBI in 221 career games... Spent the majority of the 2010 campaign with Single-A Boise and threw out 38 percent of baserunners attempting to steal (14 of 37)... Played at all four minor league levels, reaching Triple-A Iowa in 2013, his final year.